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Society is viewed as composed of symbols that people use to establish meaning, develop their views of the world, and communicate with one another.
Society is viewed as composed of various parts, each with a function that when fulfilled , contributes to society's equilibrium.
Society is divided into groups with different resources , that often exploit and struggle with one another.
the social interaction in which participating individual and/or groups all seek, but cannot all achieve the same goal.
the unitend destructive conseqences of an institution or practice.
consequences of an institution or pratice that are destructive to the social system.
the intended and or obvious function of a social institution or practice.
The scientific study of society
The wealthy powerful people who owned the factories,farm land just about everything else.
the people that own little, poor people with limited resources.